The Moderator's diary

During their year in office, the Moderator visits four Church of Scotland Presbyteries; travels to partner churches overseas; represents the Church of Scotland on historic and national occasions; supports the work of Councils, Committees, congregations, and organisations; and meets with interfaith and ecumenical bodies.

Below are details of the engagements in the moderatorial diary this month.

1 July 2021

The Moderator and Ecumenical Officer will meet online with Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council, to better understand the continuing local challenges raised by sectarianism, and to hear about the engagement of the City in relation to COP26.

7 July 2021

The Moderator will meet online with the Church of Scotland’s Chief Officer, Mr Dave Kendall.

8 July 2021

The Moderator will attend the UK National Srebrenica Memorial Day Commemoration, which this year is being held online.

9 July 2021 - 12 July 2021

The Moderator will serve as an ecumenical delegate at the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church, which this year is being held online.

14 July 2021
The Moderator will meet with the Director of Interfaith Scotland, to learn more about the Religious Leaders' Forum.
20 July 2021

The Moderator will meet with the Chief Executive of CrossReach to discuss the Independent Care Review.

23 July 2021
The Moderator and his wife will visit the Srebrenica exhibition in Kelvingrove Art Gallery.
27 July 2021

The Moderator and Principal Clerk will meet with the Director of the Rangers Charity Foundation SCIO, to learn more about funded projects, including work to promote better inter-denominational and inter-faith relations in schools.

29 July 2021

The Moderator and his wife will meet with trainees and leaders at the Boys’ Brigade Scotland King George VI Youth Leadership training course in Larbert.

30 July 2021

The Moderator will attend an online meeting of the Church of Scotland’s Communications Strategy Board.